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Justicia capensis

Justicia capensis


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Afrik. Federblume, Afircan Plume Flower
Synonyme: Peristrophe cernua
(10 Korn)

mehrjähriger, immergrüner Strauch bis zu 2 m mit gegenständig angeordneten, glänzend tiefgrünen Blättern und duftenden, röhrenförmigen Blüten in Büscheln, bestehend aus leuchtend magentafarbenen Blüten mit weißem Schlund

Family:  Acanthaceae Akanthusgewächse Bärenklaugewächse Evergreen: 
Origin:  Africa Fragrance:  yes
Group:  Shrub Flower:  bronze, maroon
Zone:  9 Flowering:  Sommer
Hibernate:  mind. 0-5°C Fruits: 
To use as:  Locations:  semi-shade to sun
Toxic:  Rare: 

Sowing Instruction
Propagation: Seeds/Cuttings
Pre-Treatment: soak ca. 24 h in lukewarm water
Sowing Time: all year round > spring preferred
Sowing Deep: ca. 0,5 cm
Sowing Mix: Coir or sowing mix + sand or perlite
Germination Temperature: ca. 22-25°C
Location: bright + keep constantly moist, not wet
Germination Time: ca. 2-6 weeks
Fertilization: weekly 0,2%ig or long-term fertilizer
Pests: Spider mites > especially under glass
Substrate: potting soil + sand or perlite
Culture: hell bei mind. 15-20°C + konstant feucht halten
Overwintering: Ältere Exemplare können hell bei 5-10°C gehalten werden und der Umgebungstemperatur entsprechend nur soviel gießen, daß der Wurzelballen nicht völlig austrocknet.
Note: Cut down after flowering
Thursday 17 May, 2012
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